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Assessing and Managing Risk in the Outdoors

Lecture no. 10 from the course: Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Assessing and Managing Risk in the Outdoors

Taught by Professor Elizabeth K. Andre | 25 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

Risk management affects every aspect of our lives, but it’s especially critical when you don’t have instant access to shelter, medical supplies, and 911. Unpack the nature and likelihood of various risks in the outdoors, as well as our own cognitive biases, so you can make better—safer—decisions on the trail and off.


August 17, 2019